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Team for Sunday’s final named

We named our team for Sunday’s National Football League Division One decider a short while ago. Here’s the starting fifteen we’ve named to face Kerry. Mayo (NFL Division One Final v Kerry, 31/3/2019): Robbie Hennelly (Breaffy); Chris Barrett (Belmullet), Brendan Harrison (Aghamore), Keith Higgins (Ballyhaunis); Paddy Durcan (Castlebar Mitchels), Lee Keegan (Westport), Donal Vaughan (Castlebar Mitchels); Matthew Ruane (Breaffy), Aidan […]

League final preview – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E11

Experimenting with new players while retaining our Division One status was widely accepted to be James Horan’s brief for his first National League campaign back as Mayo manager. He managed those twin aims fairly well over the seven games, so much so that we’re now looking at a widening pool of playing talent from which to pick a starting fifteen […]

David Clarke the main doubt for Sunday

Goalkeeper David Clarke looks to be the major injury doubt we have coming into Sunday’s National League decider. The two-times All-Star ‘keeper was forced off just before half-time after shipping a hefty challenge from Monaghan’s Darren Hughes in last Sunday’s match. The Irish Examiner reports today (here) that the Ballina player is suffering from a combination of concussion and a […]

Kerry, again

Little did I think a fortnight ago, when running the rule over Kerry ahead of that upcoming Saturday night meeting with them in Tralee, that here we’d be contemplating a second March clash with them. This one in Croke Park to boot, for possession of the not insignificant matter of a National Football League title. Ahead of that game there […]

League final build-up begins

Right, it’s time to start looking ahead to Sunday’s National Football League final against Kerry at Croke Park. Our Division One decider forms part of a triple-header at HQ that day, with the National League camogie Division One final between Kilkenny and Galway starting at midday, the National Hurling League final between Limerick and Waterford getting underway at 2pm and […]